Jeremiah 29:11

"For I know the plans I have for you," declares The Lord, "Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future."

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Looking Around

Looking around at all the devastation that is going on through out this world, it makes me very sad but at the same time makes me realize how blessed I am. 

I have a home, may not be much right now but it is a home, a roof over my head a bed to lie down on, a husband lying next to me, 2 beautiful little girls laughing and playing together (most of the time screaming at each other), food in my cabinets, clothes on my back and a God who provided it all.

We all have troubles, trials, tribulations but its how you react to those, thats what shapes us, molds us, grows us.... We can let our past hurts keep us confined, or we can change our thought pattern and use those hurts as stepping stones... not stumbling blocks. In order to move past the pain.... be healed of the pain... you have to feel the pain, relive the pain...

We can allow others to tear us down, or build us up, we choose... People spit on you they make you wet, YOU make you mad... Its all about your thought pattern.. Change your thought pattern and you will quit feeling sorry for yourself, you will quit lying around like a bump on a log and you will do something to get better, not bitter...

I learned this and am working on it everyday.  It's no where near easy, but it can be done... People survive things everyday and use those experiences to help others.. Change your thought pattern, it will change your life... It did for me..